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Zambia provides more clarity on debt stock

  • Finance minister statement places total public external debt at US$14.67bn, in line with previous reports

  • Reports of “hidden debt” have not materialised, but could still be revealed at a later date

  • Central government Chinese debt was confirmed at US$5.95bn, slightly less than a recent third-party estimate

Zambia provides more clarity on debt stock
Patrick Curran
Tellimer Research
8 October 2021
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